• Sluice Definition & Synonyms

  1. (v. t.) To wet copiously, as by opening a sluice; as, to sluice meadows.
  2. (v. t.) To wash with, or in, a stream of water running through a sluice; as, to sluice eart or gold dust in mining.
  3. (n.) The stream flowing through a flood gate.
  4. (n.) An artifical passage for water, fitted with a valve or gate, as in a mill stream, for stopping or regulating the flow; also, a water gate or flood gate.
  5. (v. t.) To emit by, or as by, flood gates.
  6. (n.) A long box or trough through which water flows, -- used for washing auriferous earth.
  7. (n.) Hence, an opening or channel through which anything flows; a source of supply.

Flush, Penstock, Sluiceway,

• Sluiced Definition & Synonyms

  1. (imp. & p. p.) of Sluice

• Sluiceway Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) An artificial channel into which water is let by a sluice; specifically, a trough constructed over the bed of a stream, so that logs, lumber, or rubbish can be floated down to some convenient place of delivery.

Penstock, Sluice,